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  • We’re often told that to achieve our dreams we need to eat, sleep, and breathe according to them. We need to make major sacrifices and commit time, money, and energy in pursuing our goals. However, with responsibilities, like bills and a family, it isn’t always possible to do that. You can’t just quit your job to persue another career, because you need money and stability. With that in mind, here are six things you should do follow your dream career while still working full-time.

  • Most parents will agree that it can be a worry trying to ensure that their children’s education is as well looked after as possible. If you find that this is something which preys on your mind, you are not alone - and the good news is that there is always something that can be done about it, at least to help you feel a little better about their education. As it happens, there are many things you might want to consider to ensure that you can contribute to improving your children’s education, and those are what we are going to take a look at in this article. Here are just a few of the best options you can consider taking on board if you want to try and improve your children’s education in no time. Any of these are likely to have a significant, profound effect.

  • Planning a bachelor party is an honor, but it’d be wrong to say that there isn’t some pressure attached to it. If you’re going to give your friend a send-off as they walk into married life, then you need to make sure that it’s a party to remember! So the first thing you need to do is to aim big and sometimes that means you gotta look at ideas that are out of this world. Here's some of our top luxury bachelor party ideas that are perfect for the groom that has everything.

  • While most people consider road tripping to be something best done during the summer - some of the busiest days on the road happen during the winter holidays. This means that not only do you need to watch out for fellow drivers and general traffic concerns, but also the risk that you might get stranded in snowstorm and need to pull to the side of the road. Even worse is the possibility that you lose control and your car ends up stuck in the snow  waiting for help to arrive. Here's what to do to help make sure you survive getting stranded in the snow on a winter road trip

  • Buying and selling shares is one of the most lucrative businesses in the world. It is also an industry with tons of risk. Many people have joined this industry with the sole aim of making significant profits. Unfortunately it is not quite as easy as it might seem and while you might "get lucky", to consistently make money it requires diligence, practice, and a tolerance for losing money in the short term to make money in the long term. However, making money in the stock market is possible - even in a bear market like we're in right now. Over months and years, the US stock indexes have generally always shown gains - even while individual stocks might be winners or losers. 

  • When most of us imagine a road trip, we envision a blissful scene: long winding roads, the sun beaming down on us, fresh air blowing through the windows, and an empty landscape to explore.

  • At first glance, bow hunting might seem like the same sport as using a rifle but there are many nuanced ways in which your choice of weapon can shape the experience. Let's take a look at some tips to plan your first bow hunt.

  • Hi guys, I'm partnering with Lexus and A Girls Guide to Cars to help promote pet safety and would love it if you guys joined me at Lexus of Carlsbad on Sunday, Nov 4. We're going to be taking a look at some new Lexus models including the Lexus ES, LS, and RX as well as talking about ways to keep your pets safe while traveling. Oh and we even have a giveaway going on right now, so make sure to check that out in the article below!

  • Motorcycle accidents are incredibly serious and often result in injuries that can affect riders and their passengers for years to come, sometimes even changing their lives permanently. After being involved in a motorcycle accident, you will be understandably dazed and emotional, but it’s important that you stay calm, gather your thoughts, and take the right steps. After all, your actions immediately after the accident can have serious repercussions when it comes to legal action and compensation claims. With that in mind, here are six things that you should do.

  • No matter how careful you are on the road, there’s always the chance that you might end up in a car accident. It’s a scary situation to be in but it’s a whole lot worse if you don’t deal with it in the right way. There are certain steps that you need to take in the immediate aftermath of an accident like contacting the emergency and documenting the damage to the car and to yourself if you’ve been injured. It’s important that you remember all of that stuff but it’s also equally important that you know the things that you absolutely shouldn’t do. These are the biggest mistakes that people make following a car accident.

  • Years ago, I bought a new car at the dealership and they suckered me into buying their “protective coating” that would help the car stay clean and help protect from nicks and scratches. That coating cost me hundreds of dollars and frankly … I’m not sure it did anything. Flash forward a few years and the folks at AvalonKing sent me their Armor Shield IX DIY Kit to try out. For under $100, this is a great solution for anyone looking to keep their car looking like new.

  • Men love their cars sometimes more than women. No doubts, a car is a world of its own with all the systems, processes and details creating an exciting synergy and bringing so much comfort to our lives. Therefore, many car owners happily engage into all the repairing activity by themself as this not merely interesting and exciting but also helps to develop a proper attitude to things we as human beings use in our daily lives.

  • This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of T-Rex® Tape. All opinions are 100% mine.

    Everyone knows that plain ol' duct tape is a must have for any adventure, but how much do you really think about it? I was talking with some of my buddies about this and so we came up with some of our top ways to use duct tape on a fishing trip.

    The first thing to think about though is that not all duct tape is created equal. Prior to being contacted by the folks at T-Rex Tape, I would just go to the store and buy whatever was there. I didn't care about colors or features - I just wanted "duct tape" because it was a sort of miracle product that was good for everything from well, sealing holes in your duct work in your home to helping to get rid of warts on your fingers. I always have a roll in my bug-out bag that I bring with me on the trail for off road trips, in the car along with emergency supplies for a road trip, and of course when I go out fishing too. 

     
  • Your first romantic road trip can be quite daunting. Think about it... you guys are good at being together in a restaurant, walks in the park, maybe even in the bedroom... In a car on the highway though you are forced to be together for hours at a time with no option to simply open the door and leave. This means that things like personal habits, scents, conversational skills and even safety issues can suddenly become an important issue. Done right though, a road trip is one of my favorite romantic getaways. This is a shared experience that the two of you can treasure for ever.

  • The other day I had a company reach out to me offering essay writing services and I immediately hit delete. To someone who tries to be as moral and forthright, the idea that I can simply have someone write an academic paper for me seems immoral at best and downright fraudulent at worst. However, in this case - I took a deep breath and thought about it for a moment. There are actually some good uses for a service like this that are completely legitimate and useful. Let’s take a look …

  • Teenagers have their minds on a lot of things, but at the top of the list for many of them is getting a car. Being able to drive is one of the first major steps they take towards independence, and while you might not be thrilled with the idea, it’s something that you can’t avoid f

  • While we’d all like to focus on the positive aspects of life and try to forget about what could happen, it’s still a good idea to be prepared. Especially if you’re heading out on a longer road trip or if you’ve just upgraded to a new car; the road, in particular, tend to introduce a lot of emergencies.

  • Home ownership in many ways is the American dream. Instead of paying money to someone else - just for the privilege of living somewhere you can build equity, make improvements and customize it however you want. Unfortunately to buy your first home it requires that you be prepared to go through months if not years of preparation. This can be challenging as the goal post seems to get farther and farther away every year as prices continue to increase. Here's some tips to help you get ahead and ultimately save the money you need to buy your first home.

  • Going on a trip with your girlfriend sounds like plenty of fun. Well, perhaps not as exciting and wild as traveling with the boys but pretty good nevertheless. One thing about travel though is that it either strengthens relationship bonds or creates deep irreparable cracks.

  • Your choice of wheels becomes an extension of your personality all too often. Are you a "Truck Guy" or "That Guy Who Bikes to Work?" Your choice there ends up defining other aspects of your life such as what time you wake up, get yourself dressed, eat some breakfast, commute to work, even what you do with your buddies afterwards. If you are feeling like you need a change in your life, don't worry some new wheels might be just the thing to get everything back in order.

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